Turkey calls for a ‘new beginning’ with Armenia

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called on all Armenians to jointly seek ways to resolve their historical differences with Turkey, stressing that it is a must for Turks and Armenians to “engage in humane relations and to recognize each other in light of 800 years of common history.”

Different Views on Turkey-Armenia Border Issue

The suspending of Turkey-Armenia protocols in 2009 had two main reasons: the reactions of the Azerbaijani and Turkish societies. In fact, the main reason for suspending the protocols was the attitude of the Turkish society to this agreement.

Turkey needs post-2015 strategy on Armenian genocide claims, says Turkish diplomat

Armenian institutions have engaged in a campaign to blame Turkey on the centenary of 1915 Armenian killings, and Turkey should have a strategy in the event that it fails to counter the claims, according to a senior Turkish diplomat.

Reopening of Turkey-Armenia border will develop each other’s economies

A number of business chambers, think tanks, civil society organizations and journalists believe that the opening of the Turkish-Armenian border will help the economic development of the people living in Armenia and the eastern provinces of Turkey. A group of Turkish and Armenian journalists and bloggers who travelled across Turkey and Armenia via Georgia between […]

Ankara criticizes ‘anti-Turkish’ bill on Christian properties

The U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs recently adopted a bill regarding the return of property confiscated from Christians in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The bill passed through the House Foreign Affairs committee on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The bill requires that the U.S. secretary of state provides an annual report […]